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Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? This year’s theme is “Take Control in 1,2,3,” which means the following……. Assess your needs. (Do you have any medications, assistive devices, pets, etc.?) Make a Plan. (Develop your own specific emergency plan that meets your needs and will allow you to stay safe in [...]
Flu season is quickly approaching and that means getting your annual flu shot. It is recommended that everyone aged 6 months and older get a flu shot to better protect themselves and others. ECPHD offers the regular dose for $55 and the high dose for $90. Call 217-465-2212 to schedule an appointment! [...]
The Edgar County Dental Clinic has openings for cleanings, fluoride treatments, x-rays, exams, and other preventive services. Please call 217-466-3565 today to make an appointment! It is recommended that individuals get their teeth cleaned twice a year and visiting the dental clinic for preventive care can help remove plaque, prevent cavities, and protect your [...]
Have you or your child received the Tdap or DTaP vaccine? The Tdap vaccine helps protect against 3 types of bacterial infections: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis, and is recommended for individuals 7 years and older. DTaP vaccine is given as a series of 5 shots for babies and children aged 2 months to [...]
It's not too late to get your flu shot! It is highly recommended that anyone aged 6 months and older get their vaccine. Walk-ins are welcome but we suggest calling 217-465-2212 to ensure we have a nurse available.
What is the bivalent booster? Bivalent is now the only recommended booster vaccine for COVID-19. The updated boosters add Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 spike protein components to the current vaccine composition, helping to restore protection that has waned since previous vaccination by targeting variants that are more transmissible and immune-evading. ECPHD is offering the [...]